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Thursday, 30. April 2020

Keeping the balance: An unexpected new role for an enzyme regulating neuronal proteostasis

Scientists find how inhibition of the protein machine which degrade unneeded or damaged proteins leads to a compensatory reduction in neuronal protein synthesis via the short-lived (heme-regulated inhibitor) kinase [more]

Tuesday, 28. April 2020

Erin Schuman is elected member of the United States National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences is recognizing Erin Schuman for her outstanding contributions to neuronal cell biology [more]

Monday, 20. April 2020

Tatjana Tchumatchenko appointed Fellow of the Young Academy of Europe

We are pleased to announce that Tatjana Tchumatchenko, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, was recently appointed as a Fellow of the Young Academy of Europe. [more]

Thursday, 16. April 2020

Protectives measures and information for visitors at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

In light of the coronavirus pandemic and rapidly increasing numbers of infections worldwide, the MPI for Brain Research has adopted precautionary measures to protect all employees and guests of the institute. [more]

Wednesday, 15. April 2020

Stability despite perturbation – a tale of neural circuits

Scientists gain insights into properties that enable neural circuit stability after specific perturbations [more]

Wednesday, 12. February 2020

Hidden away: An enigmatic mammalian brain area revealed in reptiles

Scientists find, in reptiles, a brain area previously suspected to play a role in mammalian higher cognitive processes, and establish its role in controlling brain dynamics in sleep.  [more]

Thursday, 30. January 2020

Solitary ribosomes supply synapses with protein

Scientists reveal surprising insights into protein synthesis in neurons [more]

Tuesday, 21. January 2020

Erin Schuman is awarded the 2020 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine

The Louis-Jeantet foundation is recognizing Erin Schuman for her work on local protein synthesis at neuronal synapses. [more]

Tuesday, 19. November 2019

The neocortex is critical for learning and memory

New study finds that the auditory cortex is indispensable for threat memory, in particular for naturalistic stimuli. [more]

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